Burry Family History
Burry Name Meaning
English (southern): nickname from Middle English burry ‘rough shaggy’. English: alternatively a topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) borough enclosure’ Middle English bur(g)h + hei(e) hai(e) (Old English burg ‘borough’+ (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’). Swiss German: variant of Burri and in North America (also) an altered form of this or of the variant Buri . The surname Burry is very rare in Switzerland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022